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Re: Seeking advice on SMALL midi pedal



i just picked up the rocktron midi mate - might be
more than you're looking for but it's only  a little
bigger than the EDP's foot controller - AND it
matches! (took me a long long time to discover too)

http://www.rocktron.com/products/midimate.html



--- Kelly Coyle <kellycoyle@charter.net> wrote:

> Check out the MIR:
> 
> http://www.audiomidi.com/MIR-U1-P1092.aspx
> 
> It has an expansion kit that adds programmable
> footswitches and an  
> expression pedal.
> 
> 
> 
> 
> -----
> Music: http://www.kellycoyle.net
> Blog: http://wwwquotidianme.blogspot.com/
> 
> 
> On Dec 28, 2005, at 1:33 PM, Per Boysen wrote:
> 
> > Dear List,
> >
> > Can someone recommend a SMALL midi foot pedal? I
> could do with just  
> > a button that send a midi note (note on, note off)
> or two values of  
> > a midi cc parameter. I would also appreciate an
> expression pedal,  
> > but that's not on top of the list.
> >
> > The background is that I'm having enough of this
> bulky and heavy  
> > Behringer FCB1010 pedal board (yesterday I was
> caught  "overweight"  
> > at a flight check-in). I want to use the two ultra
> small MIDI  
> > mixers seen on this picture:
> >
>
http://www.faderfox.com/Erweiterungen/Pict0024/pict0024.html
> > I already own the one with faders and I'm hoping
> to get the one  
> > with buttons as well. But I need at least ONE midi
> button for foot  
> > work. What are you keyboard players using? Aren't
> there small  
> > pedals that send just one MIDI msg?
> >
> > I'm thinking that I really don't need all the ten
> buttons of the  
> > FCB floor board. Instead of tap dancing over it to
> pitch transpose  
> > my looping into chord vamps I could as well
> program the pitch  
> > transpose action commands into a MIDI files (in
> Ableton Live) and  
> > use the pedal to "step to the next chord". In
> Ableton Live you may  
> > have hundreds of such chains (differently related
> pitch transposing  
> > intervals) and you can use a hand button to choose
> the sequence and  
> > then the foot button to step through it. That
> would be a much  
> > neater set-up IMHO.
> >
> > I've been able to try out a rig as described above
> by using a usual  
> > "sustain pedal" for a synth and them collecting
> the synth's MIDI  
> > OUT for the command going into the looper, but I
> would need a plain  
> > MIDI pedal because I can't take that big synth to
> gigs just to use  
> > it as a converter from an analog switch into a
> MIDI cc msg.
> >
> > Greetings from Sweden
> >
> > Per Boysen
> > www.looproom.com (international)
> > www.boysen.se (Swedish)
> > --->  iTunes Music Store (digital)
> > www.cdbaby.com/perboysen
> >
> >
> 
> 



                
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